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He wanted to ban feeding homeless people. Now he’s about to lead a federal homeless agency

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Dec. 04, 2019

He wanted to ban feeding homeless people. Now he’s about to lead a federal homeless agency

A consultant known for urging cities to stop “enabling” homeless people, in part by blocking charities from handing out food, has been tapped to lead the agency that coordinates the federal government’s response to homelessness.

Robert Marbut would succeed Matthew Doherty as executive director of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness after President Trump ousted Doherty, an Obama administration appointee, last month. The shift in leadership comes as President Trump has repeatedly vowed to crack down on street encampments in Los Angeles, San Francisco and elsewhere in California.
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